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Master Gardener Classes @ OSU Extension 9:00 am
Master Gardener Classes @ OSU Extension @ Hancock County Agricultural Service Center
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Ohio State University Extension will offer a Master Gardener classes Feb. 2 through March 29. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center, 7868 Hancock County 140. After completing the training, each participant will have received 50 hours of education on topics such as soils, fertilizers, botany, entomology, plant pathology, vegetable gardening, fruit production, annuals and perennials for the landscape, herbs, and other horticultural subjects. A $150 fee will be charged to cover the cost of instruction, Master Gardener manual and handouts. Sessions will be taught by horticultural experts from the Ohio State University Extension. Registrants will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Those planning to attend must obtain a registration packet by contacting Bill Jones at 419-722-8149 or wcjones@bright.net; or the Ohio State University Hancock County Extension office at 419-422-3851 or lentz.38@osu.edu. Information is also available online at hancock.osu.edu by selecting “2016 Training” in the County News section. An enrollment meeting for the new Master Gardener class will be held at the Hancock County Extension office at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The registration packet and a $50 deposit may be turned in at this meeting. For those who cannot attend the meeting, the packet and deposit must be delivered to the Hancock County Extension office before Wednesday. After this session, the class will not be offered again for several years.
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Homeschoolers in the Park 9:30 am
Homeschoolers in the Park @ Hancock County Parks
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Classes in the park are for homeschooled families. This 10 day series will be held on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June to explore different science based curriculum programs such as earth, space, physical and life science. Each class will cover some of Ohio’s teaching standards in a fun and exciting way. Most of the classes will be held at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, but we will visit some of the other parks in Hancock County. We will follow Findlay City Schools for weather delays and cancellations. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ages 5-8 11 a.m. to noon, ages 9-13 Series includes the following: September 2 – Plant and Animal Classification – Oakwood Nature Preserve (ONP) October 7 – Ecosystems & Habitats – Riverbend Recreation Area (RRA), Shelter 3 November 4 – Living History: Life for the McKinnis’s in 1847 – Litzenberg Memorial Woods (LMW) December 2 – Motion – ONP January 6 – Earth Rocks – ONP February 3 – Solar System – ONP March 2- Physics & Experiments – RRA, Lodge April 6 – Energy – RRA, Shelter 3 May 4 – Wildflowers and Trees- LMW June 1 – Outdoor Recreation Fun (archery, canoeing, kayaking, fishing) – ONP Register with $20 per child for the series or $3.00 per child for an individual month by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, August 26; a medical form is required and available online or at the park office
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A Night Amongst the Stars 6:00 pm
A Night Amongst the Stars @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The portable planetarium will be used to explore our galaxy, learn about the planets, travel to distant galaxies, and see the constellations. Participants must sit on floor, but bring along a pillow if you wish. Ask about handicap accessibility. All ages welcome. Free, but register by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, February 3.
Portable Planetarium Program 6:00 pm
Portable Planetarium Program @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A portable planetarium program about galaxies, stars and constellations will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The free family program is recommended for school-age children. Registration is required by 4:30 p.m. Feb. 3. For more information, view the Hancock Park District seasonal program and event guide at www.HancockParks.com under the “What’s New” section, or call the park district office, 419-425-7275.
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Nature’s Valentines 2:00 pm
Nature’s Valentines @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! Show a loved one how much they mean this year by making them a special gift. Learn how to make a nature-themed craft that you can give to your Valentine. Recommended for those ages 4 and up. Register with $2 per person by 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 4.
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Master Gardener Classes @ OSU Extension 9:00 am
Master Gardener Classes @ OSU Extension @ Hancock County Agricultural Service Center
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Ohio State University Extension will offer a Master Gardener classes Feb. 2 through March 29. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center, 7868 Hancock County 140. After completing the training, each participant will have received 50 hours of education on topics such as soils, fertilizers, botany, entomology, plant pathology, vegetable gardening, fruit production, annuals and perennials for the landscape, herbs, and other horticultural subjects. A $150 fee will be charged to cover the cost of instruction, Master Gardener manual and handouts. Sessions will be taught by horticultural experts from the Ohio State University Extension. Registrants will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Those planning to attend must obtain a registration packet by contacting Bill Jones at 419-722-8149 or wcjones@bright.net; or the Ohio State University Hancock County Extension office at 419-422-3851 or lentz.38@osu.edu. Information is also available online at hancock.osu.edu by selecting “2016 Training” in the County News section. An enrollment meeting for the new Master Gardener class will be held at the Hancock County Extension office at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The registration packet and a $50 deposit may be turned in at this meeting. For those who cannot attend the meeting, the packet and deposit must be delivered to the Hancock County Extension office before Wednesday. After this session, the class will not be offered again for several years.
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UF Concert Bands: Love is in the Air 3:00 pm
UF Concert Bands: Love is in the Air @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm
The University of Findlay Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will join for this Valentine’s Day program. The bands will perform “The Beatles: Love,” music from the popular Cirque du Soliel show, music from “West Side Story,” highlights from “Phantom of the Opera” and more. The featured soloist will be Kelly Lewis, saxophonist and pianist. The bands will be under the direction of Jack Taylor, professor of music at The University of Findlay.
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Master Gardener Classes @ OSU Extension 9:00 am
Master Gardener Classes @ OSU Extension @ Hancock County Agricultural Service Center
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Ohio State University Extension will offer a Master Gardener classes Feb. 2 through March 29. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center, 7868 Hancock County 140. After completing the training, each participant will have received 50 hours of education on topics such as soils, fertilizers, botany, entomology, plant pathology, vegetable gardening, fruit production, annuals and perennials for the landscape, herbs, and other horticultural subjects. A $150 fee will be charged to cover the cost of instruction, Master Gardener manual and handouts. Sessions will be taught by horticultural experts from the Ohio State University Extension. Registrants will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Those planning to attend must obtain a registration packet by contacting Bill Jones at 419-722-8149 or wcjones@bright.net; or the Ohio State University Hancock County Extension office at 419-422-3851 or lentz.38@osu.edu. Information is also available online at hancock.osu.edu by selecting “2016 Training” in the County News section. An enrollment meeting for the new Master Gardener class will be held at the Hancock County Extension office at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The registration packet and a $50 deposit may be turned in at this meeting. For those who cannot attend the meeting, the packet and deposit must be delivered to the Hancock County Extension office before Wednesday. After this session, the class will not be offered again for several years.
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The Toledo Symphony: Celebrates the Oscars! 7:30 pm
The Toledo Symphony: Celebrates the Oscars! @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm
Just in time for the Oscars, the Toledo Symphony brings the films we love to life. From Bernstein’s “West Side Story” to Williams’ “Star Wars,” the power, beauty and sometimes the humor of these and other masterful scores will evoke wonderful memories and delight film lovers of all ages. Now in its 72nd Season, the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is proud to be the musical heart of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan reaching more than 260,000 individuals through performances and music education programs annually. Through Classics, Pops, Chamber, Mozart & More, and Family Series concerts, the TSO has built a strong reputation nationally for its artistic excellence and community and educational programming. Grammy-nominated conductor Sara Jobin has a passion for opera, American and new music. As Chief Conductor of the Center for Contemporary Opera in New York since 2011, she premiered and recorded Michael Dellaira’s The Secret Agent in New York, followed by performances in Hungary and France. A Leonard Bernstein Music Scholar, Jobin studied conducting with Charles Bruck at the Pierre Monteux School in Maine. In 2004, she had made history as the first woman to conduct mainstage subscription performances at the San Francisco Opera.
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Master Gardener Classes @ OSU Extension 9:00 am
Master Gardener Classes @ OSU Extension @ Hancock County Agricultural Service Center
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Ohio State University Extension will offer a Master Gardener classes Feb. 2 through March 29. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center, 7868 Hancock County 140. After completing the training, each participant will have received 50 hours of education on topics such as soils, fertilizers, botany, entomology, plant pathology, vegetable gardening, fruit production, annuals and perennials for the landscape, herbs, and other horticultural subjects. A $150 fee will be charged to cover the cost of instruction, Master Gardener manual and handouts. Sessions will be taught by horticultural experts from the Ohio State University Extension. Registrants will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Those planning to attend must obtain a registration packet by contacting Bill Jones at 419-722-8149 or wcjones@bright.net; or the Ohio State University Hancock County Extension office at 419-422-3851 or lentz.38@osu.edu. Information is also available online at hancock.osu.edu by selecting “2016 Training” in the County News section. An enrollment meeting for the new Master Gardener class will be held at the Hancock County Extension office at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The registration packet and a $50 deposit may be turned in at this meeting. For those who cannot attend the meeting, the packet and deposit must be delivered to the Hancock County Extension office before Wednesday. After this session, the class will not be offered again for several years.
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Vivaldi’s “Dixit Dominus” 2:30 pm
Vivaldi’s “Dixit Dominus” @ Yoder Recital Hall, Bluffton University
Feb 28 @ 2:30 pm
Bluffton University’s Masterworks performance of Vivaldi’s “Dixit Dominus” will be held at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28, in Yoder Recital Hall. Mark J. Suderman, Bluffton professor of music, will conduct the performance, also featuring regional soloists and orchestra. For more information, contact Suderman at sudermanm@bluffton.edu or 419-358-3364.
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